Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho (Brazil)
Sao Paulo State University – UNESP is a very large university in Brazil with camp in 24 cities, 29 institutes, more than 50,000 students, 3,600 faculty members and an annual budget of ~ US$ 1 billion. The facilities are comprised of ~ 1 million m2 of laboratories, libraries, classrooms, etc. There is a strong structure for research and aquaculture is one the main fields.
The Aquaculture Centre have facilities in 7 different cities and studies focus on different aspects of biology and culture of microalgae, zooplankton, prawns, fish, frogs and alligators. Recirculating and flow-thought systems have been developed to improve profitability and sustainability of monoculture and integrated multi-trophic culture. Genetics, nutrition, pathology, carrying capacity, bioenergetics, bio-economy, circular economy, and sustainability measurements are the main fields.
Follow the latest updates of AquaVitae activities in the UNESP on its Instagram profile: https://www.instagram.com/aquavitaeh2020_unesp